Primary care providers need more education when it comes to PrEP, not only for them, but also for patients, who often think they need to see a specialist just to take this preventative medicine.
A pilot study at Massachusetts General Hospital successfully utilizes nurses to engage HIV-positive patients in follow-up care regardless of the hospital department into which they've been admitted.
Nurses spend more time with patients than any other member of the care team does, forging strong bonds that can be an asset when advocating for a patient's care, and a burden when coping with emotional fatigue and burnout.
At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients' additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support....
At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, we asked HIV nurses to share a moment in which their unique perspective made a big difference in the care of a particular patient.
It may seem like common sense that seeing our HIV health care provider regularly is good for our health. But that doesn't stop many of us from skipping appointments. Recent research sought to determine exactly how important regular health care is for...